Monthly Archives: January 2014

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New Regulations Could Drastically Alter Higher Ed

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Steve Gunderson to discuss the state of higher education in America, onerous new regulations being imposed by the Obama administration and why these new rules could hurt those who could benefit most from an advanced degree.

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Farm Bill Subsidies and the Price of Your Groceries

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the fluctuating price of corn, how farm bill subsidies impact your grocery bill and why you're getting screwed when you buy a bag of coffee.

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Jobs Report: Lowest Labor Force Participation Rate Since 1978

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the December 2013 jobs report, the Fed's possible reaction and how temps are hurting manufacturing employment.

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Obamacare’s War Against Religious Liberty

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Adele Keim to discuss Little Sisters of the Poor v. Sebelius, Obamacare's controversial contraceptive mandate and the fight for religious liberty.

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The Millennial America

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Liz Wheeler to discuss a millennial's argument for socialism, how millennials see America and if conservatives can win them over.

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Does Unemployment Insurance Help or Hurt the Job Market?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Chris Edwards to discuss the Senate battle over unemployment insurance, why it may not be good for the job market and if there is a better way to help the unemployed.

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Does the Auto Industry Recovery Predict Anything for the Broader Economy?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Boeing's new union deal, the rebounding auto industry and what it may predict for the 2014 economy.